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  • April 9, 2019

    Nation’s Ob-Gyns File Multiple Amicus Briefs in Title X Cases

    Today, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and leading medical groups filed amicus briefs in several cases across the country in support of states’ and organizations’ motions for preliminary injunction to stop the recently issued changes to Title X of the Public Health Service Act from going into effect. Title X, established in 1970, is the only federal program exclusively dedicated to providing low-income patients (including adolescents) with access to critical family planning and preventive health services and information. The briefs argue that the new rule will significantly restrict the health care available to millions of women under Title X.  

  • March 28, 2019

    Today, the Indian Health Service and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists are announcing new clinical recommendations for healthcare providers treating American Indian and Alaska Native pregnant women and women of childbearing age with opioid use disorder.  

  • March 26, 2019

    Ob-Gyns Provide Essential Care for Sexual Assault Survivors

    Sexual assault is a significant public health problem affecting millions of adults and children in the United States. Approximately one in five women in the U.S., an estimated 23 million, experience completed or attempted rape over their lifetime. As public discourse advances toward a more open and robust discussion about the prevalence of sexual assault, the development of resources to support survivors and strategies to prevent this violence, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) today released updated guidance focusing on ob-gyns’ role in supporting sexual assault survivors. 

  • February 25, 2019

    Marc Jackson, MD, MBA, Appointed Vice President of Education for the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

    The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) today announced that Marc Jackson, MD, MBA, has assumed the role of vice president of education. 

  • January 24, 2019

    New Guidelines for Facilities Performing Office-Based Procedures Including Abortion

    Today, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) along with the National Partnership for Women & Families released the results of “The Project on Facility Guidelines for the Safe Performance of Primary Care and Gynecology Procedures in Offices and Clinics”. 

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